HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a pre Front End Engineering Design (Pre-FEED) contract by Mexico Pacific Limited (MPL) for a midscale LNG liquefaction project in Puerto Libertad on the Pacific coast of Mexico.
Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide a Pre-FEED and cost estimate for the project. This work will be performed by KBR utilizing the ConocoPhillips Optimized Cascade® technology, leveraging the midscale LNG joint development work previously announced by KBR.
"We are excited to be a part of this Mexico Pacific Limited LNG project and to deliver innovative LNG technology solutions for our customers," said Farhan Mujib, KBR President Hydrocarbons Delivery Solutions. "We believe midscale LNG projects have an important part to play in the global LNG market."
The engagement continues the progress towards commercialization for MPL. "We look forward to working with an LNG industry leader in KBR, and continuing our efforts to provide a world class project with best in class delivered pricing for our Asian buyers," said Josh Loftus, President of MPL. The contract continues a broader competitive process with FEED expected to start mid-2019.
For more than 40 years, KBR has been recognized as a pioneer in the LNG industry, designing and constructing one-third of the world's LNG production.
About KBR, Inc.
KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs approximately 36,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 75 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:
- Government Services, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics
- Technology, including proprietary technology focused on the monetization of hydrocarbons (especially natural gas and natural gas liquids) in ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining and gasification
- Hydrocarbons Services, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services
KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.
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